27.10.12 + the nitty-gritty

 

daily details 27.10.12 - miriam louisa simons

 

acrylic on canvas


Once a spark of creativity illumines you, the act of creating becomes a journey into the uncharted.
It requires a kind of willing surrender, to the unknown, that can be both daunting and divine.
True creative expression can never be our own, we are the hands and heart through which it flows.

– Osho


24.10.12

 

daily details 24.10.12 - miriam louisa simons

 

images of personal work cut into strips, acetate, off-loom weaving, stitching


Antidote for pride and preciousness re one’s work:
Pick up scissors or craft knife. Cut, weave, rip, stitch …

P-L-A-Y

Just for now,
just for this moment,
pretend you’ve nothing to say…

– mls


23.10.12

 

daily details 23.10.12 - miriam louisa simons

 

acrylic on textured board, oyster-bed netting, slate roof-tile


The faculty of creating is never given to us all by itself.
It always goes hand in hand with the gift of observation.
And the true creator may be recognized by his ability to find about him,
in the commonest and humblest thing, items worthy of note.

– Igor Stravinsky